Two Jailed for Thefts from Area Vehicles
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH, KY - The McCracken Co. Sheriff's Department has released the names of two people arrested in the investigation into recent vehicle thefts in Paducah.

According to the Sheriff's Department, the thefts occurred over Thursday and Friday nights. Their investigation led them to the Maxon Road area near U.S. Highway 60, where they found two suspects in a vehicle parked behind an abandoned home. While talking to 21-year-old Brady Arnett and 19-year-old Brooklyn Jessup, deputies say they clearly saw some of the items that were reported stolen. 

Numerous items were seized from the vehicle, including electronics, wallets, handguns and cash. Jessup and Arnett were arrested and taken to McCracken Co. Jail. 

The Sheriff's Department is reaching out to victims and documenting all of the evidence in the case. They ask everyone to be patient as they wait to get items returned to them. 

The investigation is ongoing, and is being conducted with cooperation from the Paducah Police Department. 

Jessup and Arnett face charges of receiving a stolen firearm, receiving stolen property valued under $10,000, theft of a firearm, and theft by unlawful taking from a vehicle. Jessup also faces charges of theft of a controlled substance. Arnett faces additional charges of possession of a controlled substance and marijuana, and possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a vehicle.

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Published 12:14 PM, Monday Sep. 11, 2017
Updated 12:38 PM, Tuesday Sep. 12, 2017

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